Senior Accountant

Do you want to influence your own development and are you looking for an environment where you can pursue your interests across functions and geographies? Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point. And do you want to impact the bottom line and take responsibility for the timely and accurate accounting and reporting of our Dutch and Finnish entities? Welcome to Eastman Chemical Company…

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Capelle aan den IJssel, Zuid-Holland
Vast contract
Aantal jaren werkervaring:
5-10 jaar


This is Eastman Chemical Company

Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Our market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2016 revenues of approximately $9 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 15,000 people around the world.

This is the role

As a Senior Accountant within our European Shared Services Center in Capelle aan den IJssel, you are responsible for the timely and accurate accounting and reporting of our Dutch and Finnish entities. You execute monthly and year-end closing in close corporation with Accountants and liaise with other departments such as Business Finance, Credit Control, Corporate Accounting, Tax and HR. As the Key contact person towards local services providers, you prepare corporate tax entries and annual statutory reports and coordinate the group and statutory audits of the entities in scope. You initiate and manage process improvement and productivity efforts, special projects and assignments while maintaining work instructions and manuals. The Senior Accountant reports into the Accounting Manager, Netherlands & Switzerland.

This is who you are

You are a curious and ambitious individual with impressive analytical capabilities for assimilating and comprehending information to determine the "big picture". As someone with Audit experience from one of the Big 4, you understand that accounting is not about looking back, but about helping businesses to plan for a successful future. You can deal with resistance, are able to work with a team and continuously looking for improvement.


This is what you bring

You are degree qualified (Master) with major in Accountancy and additional professional qualifications such as CPA. 5-10 years prior Accounting experience with exposure to The Netherlands. You have shown a progressive growth in your career and are fluent in Dutch and English (both written and spoken). Finally, you have good knowledge of US and Dutch GAAP rules, SAP R/3 (FI-CO Modules), MS Excel and applicable accounting standards.

This is what we offer

Our spirit of innovation and collaboration along with our diversified business line creating challenges and opportunities for growth is what makes Eastman a great place to build a career. Here, you can find opportunities to grow professionally, competitive salaries, outstanding benefits, and a global work environment. Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.


For further information about this position please contact Ahmed Farah via +31623912258 or send your application via the apply button.

Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated.

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